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Jan 4, 2013 2:00am PST
outcry and political pressure, congress will vote today on a $9 billion hurricane sandy relief bill. relief many say is long overdue. >>> turn for the worst, venezuelan officials admit hugo chavez is battling respiratory failure, now calling their leader's status severe. >>> and trapped on thin ice. two teenagers stuck in the middle of a frozen life, clinging to a dead tree for hours. their dramatic rescue just ahead. >>> wow. good morning. welcome to "early start." we're happy you're with us. i'm zoraida sambolin. >> i'm christine romans. it's 5:00 a.m. in the east. >> we begin this morning with a snowy mess in west texas. conditions are so bad that large portions of interstate 10 between el paso and ft. stockton were closed overnight. do they really get a lot of snow? they've gotten record snow in that area. >> you're absolutely right. it was really the spaghetti bowl on i-10. the biggest problem where were the icy bridges and overpasses. that's what closed portions of the road. those roads have since been reopened. now, el paso picked up 2.9 inches. believe it or not, it's not ou
Jan 4, 2013 8:00pm EST
or 227,000 flood victims. i support the bill as a recovery from superstorm sandy. i believe the actions are still slow. 68 days have gone by. i know we have got commitments, but we are moving forwards and i am hopeful we will get the full entitlements the individuals from new york, new jersey, and connecticut finally need. some of the programs that need funding include engineers who work to protect new jersey's and york's shorelines. i want to thank every member of the new york, connecticut, and new jersey delegations for working collectively together to make sure our people -- because this as an issue that affects the american people -- they receive the kind of aid they need. i want to say to my friends mr. -- i have seenne they have set and work together with our governor, who i also want to give a thank you to, mario cuomo and chris christie -- working cooperatively, not as a democrat or republican, but as an elected official, to come together for people that need aid from a terrible storm. i am hopeful we will need store work -- move forward. finally the people of this region receiv
Jan 6, 2013 2:00pm EST
.m. the house speaker john boehner has pledged to bring out the remainder of the sandy relief package. >> next return to the opening day ceremonies in the u.s. senate. first with the return of senator mark kirk after he suffered a stroke in early 2011, followed by vice president joe biden holding a ceremonial swearing-in with returning and the newly elected senators. illinois senator mark kirk returning to the senate for the first time since suffering a stroke in early 2011. it left one side of this body mostly paralyzed. he was greeted by vice-president joe biden, illinois senator dick durbin, and senator joe manchin. members of the house stood nearby. >[laughter] >> thank you. [indistinct conversations] >> hi guys, how are you? and >> you have got all day, pal. [applause] >> are you kidding me? i am as happy as could be to be here, man. [indiscernible] [laughter] >> c'mon. [indiscernible] [applause] [applause] [indiscernible] [cheers and applause] >> good. >> [laughter] [inaudible] [indistinct conversations] >> let's go to work, you guys. [cheers] >> yay, mark. [applause] >> let's go. [laugh
Jan 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
and renamed "sandy hook elementary." we don't know whether this boy was signaling "peace" or "victory," but both seemed about sandy jim axelrod is in newtown for us tonight. bothporter: one police lieutenant here called the new school the safest school in poliica. in america, given all the precautions, kids being met by police officers as they got off the bus and headed into school; i.d. checks on any adult who got anywhere near the place. we sat down with the superintendent of schools, janet robinson, shortly after dismissal. >> thing >> the thing that had been missing at the new sandy hook location were the voices and the laughter of children. >> and that was there today. hookeporter: did you have any parents not able to just let the hand go? >> that's very hard. i... there were parents who wanted to put their child on the bus and just couldn't quite do it. so understandable. >> reporter: over the holidays, volunteers helped to make the new school feel like the old s hool. the students' own desks and chairs were moved. the hope was familiarity would bring comfort. i'm told one paren
Jan 4, 2013 10:30pm EST
ellis on victims for hurricane sandy. frederick kaufman on why food prices are rising around the world. 7:00 eastern on c-span. >> a house debate on the emergency funding for hurricane sandy victims. after that, charles schumer and gillibrand talk about the funding. >> somebody took a shot, and as soon as the shot was fired, i went down. each one would fire into the group. then they came around and anybody who was moaning they shot. >> the 150 were made captive and 84 of them were shot down by forces that captured them. the survivors played dead in the field after they were fired on by machine guns at close range from the distance from myself at the podium to you sitting in the audience. they did not run, they fell to the ground. >> and american convoy is spotted and captured by german troops. on the malmedy massacre sunday night at 9:00 eastern. student camera video entries are now due. get them in by the deadline friday, january 18 for the grand prize of $5,000. zes.000 in total price >> william hague testified on arms export controls in december. the foreign secretary was asked to u
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Jan 3, 2013 4:00pm PST
after the fiscal cliff. and tomorrow's promised vote on aide for victims of super storm sandy. plus, the students of sandy hook elementary head back to school for the first time since last month's massacre in newtown. >> they wanted to see their teachers and they just want, like we all want, normalcy. >> jon: across the line in new york, a legal battle is brewing over a newspaper's controversial request to publish the names of gun permit holders. tonight, a county clerk stands his ground. >> that's seriously not even funny. >> dramatic winter rescue after a half dozen people fall into a frozen lake. i'm jon scott in for shepard smith. house speaker john boehner hangs on to his gavel and a new congress gets to work after a wild ending to the last congress. the speaker was facing opposition from some of his fellow republicans over the fiscal cliff deal and for scrapping a vote on aid for victims of super storm sandy. at one point today more than two dozen house republicans said they might not vote to reelect him as speaker. that could have been enough to force a second ballot for the
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Jan 9, 2013 10:00pm EST
reponse to hurricane katrina and superstore sandy. we take that up in tonight's "chalk talk." provocative new documentary that shows how terrorists have successfully infiltrated the united states. the film's producer, an award winning journalist joins us here next. ♪ ♪ lou: newly released images show a former fbi agent who is kidnapped released six years ceo. these images released today led the man's family show robert levenson posing in an orange jumpsuit. his wife released the 2-year-old photographs saying, she did so because she believes the government is letting them off the yoke. repeatedly denied any knowledge whatsoever of his whereabouts. u.s. officials say the government is responsible for the images and video produced in the late 2011. the muslim brotherhood, and other radical islamist of shoes are hiding in plain sight right here in the united states. documented it all. the grand deception. >> the muslim brotherhood is an international movement. the goal of which is to create an islamic state niversally all over the world. in my mind and is the mother of all islamic orgazat
Jan 6, 2013 5:00am PST
house, right? >> i am not. >> your house flooded during hurricane sandy? >> yes, it did. >> how do you respond watching this go down? >> it's very disheartening. everyone in government constantly reaches out to us saying were we're there for you and we'll do everything we can to help you and here we are at day 68 and we have not received anything from our insurance companies. we've had all our adjusters come out. but now we're watching our government officials say -- it doesn't matter if there's not enough money to pay your claims. it's not important enough. so we're going to push this off. we're at day 68, and everyone is displaced. people cannot get back into their homes. >> well, i think that one is that it was pure politics. no doubt about it. it was another package that was bog to pass with a -- it was going to pass with the minority of the majority and that was an issue. part of the problem is, it shouldn't have taken this long. we should have been debating this a lot earlier. the president didn't submit his package to the congress until december 7th so it was well after the stor
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am EST
this controversy in washington, as well as hurricane sandy. there was some pretty big-waits on the economy, and yet is still continued -- weight on the economy, and yet it still continued dto churto churn ahea. every month, we have traded on average 153,000 jobs. -- created on average 153,000 jobs. host: in a country with well over 3 million americans, they're more than 12,000,002 are currently out of work. almost 5 million long-term unemployed. the discouraged worker, about 1.1 million. guest: it is good that the economy kept churning along, but it is bad the we have such a lousy economy. we believe to create something like 350,000 -- we need to create something like 350,000 jobs to get unemployment down to 6%. we're falling short every single month. it is a recovery. we were in such a deep hole that it has been really difficult to dig out of this whole. -- hole. if you're looking and reasons for optimism, you can look at this and say, good. if you're one of those 12 million people who does not have a job, this is a disappointing report because it is not stronger. it is not enough to start to job
Jan 4, 2013 5:00pm PST
still suffering in the aftermath of super attorney sandy. the house voted 354-67 to provide $9.7 billion to cover insurance claims filed. all the no votes came from the republican side of the aisle before the vote took place republicans and democrats from new jersey and new york, the state's most affected by the storm rose to your honor it's patsage and condemned speaker john boehner for dragging his feet on the bill. >> this legislation is vital. this is not a handout. this is not something that we're looking forward to as a favor. we're asking to be treated as victims in other storms and natural disasters have been treated. >> the insurance runs out in one week. what are we going to do, wait for one week and then act? who the heck are you kidding? >> eliot: for more i'm joined by congressman greg meeks and one of the leaders fighting to get these dollars back to those who suffered from the storm. congratulations, you won. >> we did today, but there is a lot more to do. as you know, eliot this is $9.7 billion as you indicated for flood insurance. but we have a bigger amount, $51 billion
Jan 5, 2013 7:00am EST
because the ma major work of helping th victims much sandy is still ahead of us. bit more from e senator schumer yesterday talking about votes taken or lack of vote by paul ryan on the house bill and getting his comments. [video clip] >> flood insurance is an obligation of the federal government. in other words, people who pay flood insurance have paid hundreds and sometimes thousands of dollars a year and in return the federal government says if you are flooded we will reimburse you for the damage you suffer. so i don't understand why anyone would not want to vote for that provision. i haven't heard congressman ryan's reasoning. >> [inaudible]? >> that is just terribly harsh to a homeowner who lost his home. should they sit around and wait two years and lose their lives until we reform the promise? in is nothing wrong reforming the program but to hold the homeowners who desperately need this money and have paid in for this money as almost hostage to reform? that is unconscionable. that is wrong. and i would hope congressman ryan would reconsider. host: senator schumer from yesterday. yo
Jan 4, 2013 12:00pm CST
of the hospital. refunding is finally approved to help the battered northeast recover from superstore and sandy. house lawmakers passed a $10 billion aid package on the first full day of their new session. the bill had to the u.s. senate. and january 15th they will vote on an additional 51 billion. the storm battered the east coast. we back in october. gabrielle giffords was reportedly scheduled to visit new 10 conn today. she plans to meet privately with the families of victims of the sandy hook an elementary school shooting. the 113th congress will be more diverse than ever. more women and more hispanic representatives. 82 new members of congress including allen . the district where i come from is a very diverse district. it is good to see congress starting to look more like the rest of america. >> illinois is sending five new democrats and one new republican to the house this year. >> it was an emotional vote. >> you come here humbled by the opportunity to serve. if you have come here to be the determined voice of the people. you've come here to carry the standard of leadership you have
Jan 3, 2013 9:00pm CST
sandy victims looking to the 113th congress house speaker john boener nearly won reelection 12 of the most conservative republicans in the house defected. it was the closest any speaker had come to losing since new gingrich back in 1997. but this congress has more women and latinos than ever before. illinois is sending six freshmen to congress this year, five democrats and one republican notables include tami duckworth who defeated joe walsh and bill foster rodney davis from taylor is the only republican freshman from illinois. coming soon it will have to consider raising the nation's debt ceiling again and there is a looming fight over gun control which recently became a high priority for the white house after the massacre in newtown connecticut the polls show only a small percentage of americans approve of the job congress is doing. the average age for u.s. senators to 62. house bill #6258 which addresses the problem may not be perfect and it may be challenged in court but it deserves to be embraced and acted on now. we cannot kick the can down the road in the longer becaus
Jan 6, 2013 4:15pm EST
there was nothing about any other state other than those directly affected by sandy. >> reclaiming my time. the gentleman is absolutely right. had we been able to pass what we intended to be the house bill and pass it back to the senate and the senate then would have taken that up though they had left town we could have done this in the previous congress and the gentleman from new york has been a champion to make sure that's clearly understood. i want to be an equal champion that in fact whether it's louisiana or california when the next earthquake occurs or our friends and colleagues from the eastern seaboard, as far south as where we stand, we need to make sure, we owe them that, and i want to thank the gentleman from new york for working so hard to make sure that we do get to a clean bill and with that i thank the gentleman and yield back. >> time has expired. gentleman from new york? >> i yield to ms. canner for unanimous consent request. >> i ask to place remarks in the record in support of hurricane sandy relief wherever it is needed in our nation. >> i yield one minute to the gentle
Jan 3, 2013 11:35pm PST
a clases los alumnos de la escuela primaria sandy hooks en newtown connecticut el asesinato de 26 personas. entre ellas 20 niÑos. otra escuela cerca de ese lugar fue adaptada y ambientada con proceso de re adaptaciÓn de los pequeÑos. y maÑana serÁ una visita muy especial, la de la congresista gabriel gifford con estos niÑos de sandy hooks. no solo en connecticut, hubiere egreso a clases. millones de estudiante alrededor del paÍs. regresaran a la escuela luego de la pausa de sembrina. y las autoridades pia dres de familia se preguntan como proteger mejor a sus hijos. en iowa, oficiales de policÍa trabajan en un modelo que nos prepara para enfrentar mejor lo im pen sÁbar sable, nos muestra bilma. >>> fue el entrenamiento con simulador para mostrar a sus oficiales como enfrentarse a un pistolero dentro de una escuela. >>> el simulador compuesto de esta mÁquina que proyecta imÁgenes en esta pantalla, pistoleroes aparecen en diferentes circunstancias, el oficial que entrena empuÑa su pistola. y le grita a un supuesto pistolero que baje el arma el simulador muestra un hombre armado.
Jan 3, 2013 5:00pm PST
local safeway store. >>> for the first time since the shooting spree at sandy hook, students and teachers who survived the attack were back in class today. >> reporter: for sandy hook survivors it's the first day in what will be a long and difficult journey. this part of that trip for many by bus to a new school in another town seven miles away. >> the kids all got off the bus. a lot were happy to see friends they haven't seen in a while and excited about the new school. >> reporter: almost three weeks after the attack at the old school that ended with 20 classmates and six staff mates killed in the gunfire. >> it's hard to know what is it doing to them psychologically. >> reporter: and harder to understand what it might take to move on. >> we try not to keep talking over and over about the same stuff and we just want her to get back to normal. >> reporter: counsellors and administrators say an important part came today as students return to the structure and routine of the classroom under the watchful eye of the police. >> the police have worked with the newtown police so we
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Jan 8, 2013 4:00pm PST
>> bret: finally tonight, we saw the uproar on the delay for the vote for the hurricane sandy relief bill, what we didn't see were the efforts by the new jersey governor to get that vote to happen. >> governor. >> chris: industry lashed out over his own party getting action sandy aide. >> shame on congress. >> got speaker boehner and other republicans to agree signing a bill giving aide to the northeast by using new jersey like persuasion tactics. [screaming] >> bret: thanks for inviting us into your home tonight. that is it for this "special report," fair, balanced and unafraid. >> shepard: this is the fox report. tonight, homemade napan and termites. they burn so hot water can't put out the flames. the movie massacre suspect used them to booby trap his apartment according to cops' testimony today. a bump in the road maybe a big one for the president's nominee for the head of the cia. >> the president calls john brennan one of his closest advisors. now one powerful senator threatening to hold up the confirmation process over last year's deadly attack in libya. >> i'm not goin
Jan 4, 2013 9:00pm CST
in congress that could have far more disastrous consequences and relief for victims of superstar sandy is finally on the waysuper storm sandy relief is finally on the way. the pakistan teenager shot for promoting education is finally out of a british hospital. the 15 year- old was shot by the kelly ben after encouraging girls to attend school. after two months of frustrating delays $9 billion is on the way. this is the first part of a $60 billion appropriation the. >> it's never too late to do the right thing is late that we are doing this thing. hop the president said it was the worst day of his presidency the moment he learned about the shooting in sandy hook elementary school he is being briefed by the counter- terrorism adviser. getting help today from someone who knows what it's like to survive a mass shooting. she retired from congress to focus on her own recovery giffords was seriously injured when a gunman opened fire in tucson arizona for a political event, six people were killed including a nine year-old girl and a federal judge. following the new december jobs report that
Jan 10, 2013 9:00pm CST
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Jan 7, 2013 3:00am PST
for the first time since super storm sandy hit. over 100 certificates deeming the home safe to live in were handed out and residents were told they don't have to follow a 10 p.m. curfew anymore. good news for those folks. >>gretchen: by now we've seen that map posted by a new york newspaper pinpointing local gun homeowner addresses. guards and families information appears ton that map. a rockland county sherrif appears about all of that. we were expressing in the commercial break i don't think people understood the domino effect. now inmates are threatening guards. in what way? >> they are saying we know where you live. we know where your family lives. we can retaliate if in fact we choose to. it's a threat that the officers, they come to work, they do their job. and now they've got to worry about when they go home and their families' safety. >>gretchen: there are 8,000 active and retired new york preponderance of the police officers currently living in your county. what is your feeling about gun ownership legally put out? >> i think it jeopardized all the good people of rockland county as
Jan 4, 2013 7:00am EST
of fiscal cliff legislation and scrapping vote for hurricane sandy relief bill. there is the editorial this morning. this is from the washington times. the editorial concludes with these words, when republican regained control of the house two years ago, they opened the new congress with members reading the entire u.s. constitution aloud on the floor for the first time. a spokesman say they will continue the tradition on january 14th. will this congress be any different? that's our question and dave is joining us from rome, georgia, democrat line good morning. caller: , i actually don't believe the congress will be any better. john boehner allowed the house to vote its will for the simple fact, if you have people up there who are against government, they are basically up there on the republican side in order to get their check like joe walsh and people like this who got voted out. everyone gets unemployment checks. everyone draws social security. the difference republicans trying to make it seem like it's democrats. when you do that as democrat, you help everyone in the country. whe
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Jan 10, 2013 9:20am EST
to blame republicans in the house for the not passing that 60 billion dollar sandy relief bill. dan henninger, says that christie was the one who was wrong. he'll be here to explain that. would you buy chicken wings at mcdonald's? jeff flock is in chicago, he send your e-mails all right. now, i have your seven early movers for you, what's moving this morning, what's going up, going down? disappointing results for the restaurant chain ruby tuesdays, eat there a lot myself. down 6%, the chip maker, chip logic cut the forecast, better than expected profit at discount club, price smart. it's up about, what about 2%, 3% there. entertainment technology company rovi not sure of the pronunciation, r-o-v-i, down beat. that's not good. and texas instruments a big name for you down 7%, that's a huge loss for a very big company. new rules could soon make it hard tower get vicodin made by abbott labs. and luxury retailer tiffany, 5%. the dow industrials up higher. well above 13-4 this morning. and public worker pension fund face as near 100 billion dollar shortfall and th
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Jan 11, 2013 9:20am EST
since the sandy hook shooting less than a month ago. joining us now is kirsten powers from the daily beast and carol roth, radio show host. start with you, kirsten. i think that the president will use an executive order to ram through restrictions on assault weapons, high capacity magazines and universal background checks, i think he'll do it and win on this one. what say you? >> well, they certainly have talks about doing that, but remains to be seen. i'm the not going to be so certain that's what he's going to do. i do want to comment on those, the things that the n.r.a. has been saying. i'm not sure what they expect the vice-president to talk to them about. they're the n.r.a. so it seems like he would speak to them about guns. it doesn't mean that he's not looking at other aspects of this, as you mentioned's meeting with the video game industry and hollywood people and hopefully a mental health component to this, but for the n.r.a. to come out and say all he did was focus on guns. when you're meeting with the national rifle association what you're talking about is guns. stuart: th
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Jan 7, 2013 4:00pm EST
was hurricane sandy. hurricane sandy suspended 130 flights, that is a large percentage of flights canceled, that will figure into the season and secondly an area devastated, you will not see leisure travelers go to those areas and that is a problem. the last place they want to go to that place devastated by hurricane. sandra: you have a car rental company, avis in there. so many were without cars, do you think they still did not do well? >> a large portion of that has to do with their weakness in europe. the weakness they have no pricing power in europe is causing it. 1 cent below the consensus, they are actually paying two-thirds of the operating income in interest expansion. they have a large debt burden they are paying off right now. sandra: that is pretty big. ashley has to come in and we have to leave it there, but i'll add sports forecasting. who is going to win the game today? alabama or notre dame? >> alabama looks like the juggernaut. ashley: thank you very much. sandra: all right, the season comes to an end tonight with the bcs championship game but with the season be more exciti
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
that invokes sandy hook and features the mother of the youngest victim of that tucson shooting. >> 20 heart-broken families lost a child in the sandy hook school shooting. i know how much it hurts. my 9-year-old daughter was murdered in the tucson shooting. i have one question for our political leaders. when will you find the courage to stand up to the gun lobby? whose child has to die next? >> indeed. the same question could be asked by a mother and father of one of the latest shooting victims in our daily tally of gun casualties, including a 15-year-old girl shot and killed early today in milwaukee. in maryland last night a gunman left one dead and one critically wounded before taking his own life. in ft. myers, florida, a christian school was closed today following a deadly shooting in the school's parking lot on monday. then ra has issued a customary kurt statement saying they'll send a representative to meet with vice president biden on thursday as part of his task force. meanwhile, as the president calls for a national day of service to honor the reverend martin luther king jr. on jan
Jan 4, 2013 9:00am PST
for the victims of superstorm sandy. the senate will take it up later it today. it made it to the house floor after lawmakers let speaker john boehner know they did not want that vote delayed. jim acosta is on capitol hill covering all of this. jim, i understand they're getting to work. we like that. we like to see that on the first day of the job, getting something done. >> that's right. >> the house is going to hold a second vote next week. tell us about that. >> well, after this initial section of sandy relief was passed by the house earlier in morning by a vote of 354-7 susan, susadz suzanne we expect it to passed. the first chunk will shore up the government's flood insurance program and pay to claims to people trying to get some relief for some of the damage that they sustained and they're seeking help through the program. the rest is expected to come later on this month. not all is a sure thing. this second chunk is going to have to be negotiated here in the house, and then go over to the senate. there was some talk before all of this got started, you know, when this all went down the
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Jan 8, 2013 6:00am PST
on the horizon? what does this have to do with superstorm sandy? we'll tell you. martha: new concerns whether president obama's pick for defense secretary might signal a return to a troubling time in u.s. history. we're going to talk about that. bill and i will be right after . [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. martha: well back in court more than one year after the most high-profile murder trial in recent history. casey anthony acquitted of murdering her 2-year-old little girl, kaley, back in 2011. her lawyers plan to appeal lying to the authorities. remember she said her daughter had been kidnapped by a baby-sitter named zenida? remember that story? it took up a lot of time and energy for that investigation. all of that drew widespread media attention. found eventually not too far from the family's ho
Jan 7, 2013 7:00pm PST
'm jennifer granholm. in the wake of the sandy hook elementary school shootings, you recall the nra suggested all schools install armed guards to prevent a similar tragedy. >> the only way to stop a monster from killing our kids is to be personally involved and invested in a plan of absolute protection. the only thing that stops a bad guy with a gun is a good guy with a gun. >> jennifer: of course wayne lapierre went on to suggest that there should be armed personnel inside our schools, and our next guest thinks that's a good idea. bob marshall has drafted legislation that at least one person be armed inside of our schools in virginia. welcome inside "the war room." >> it could also be a good lady with a gun as an off-duty deputy sheriff proved last week when someone entered a theater with a gun. >> jennifer: which is better from your perspective? should be it an armed teacher? an armed guard with a gun? would the armed person have prevented the sandy hook tragedy in your mind? >> let me give you the background? virginia there are 1980 public schools. we have 552 a
Jan 4, 2013 7:00pm EST
. >>> the house finally voted on the delayed hurricane sandy relief bill today. we have the results for you and some other news headlines just ahead. please stay with us. [ male announcer ] where do you turn for legal matters? at legalzoom, we've created a better place to handle your legal needs. maybe you have questions about incorporating a business you'd like to start. or questions about protecting your family with a will or living trust. and you'd like to find the right attorney to help guide you along, answer any questions and offer advice. with an "a" rating from the better business bureau legalzoom helps you get personalized and affordable legal protection. in most states, a legal plan attorney is available with every personalized document to answer any questions. get started at today. and now you're protected. get started at today. as you can see, geico's customer satisfaction is at 97%. mmmm tasty. and cut! very good. people are always asking me how we make these geico adverts. so we're taking you behind the scenes. this coffee cup, for example, is
Jan 5, 2013 10:00am PST
are hurricane sandy related. and maybe as you get some federal aid flowing in the northeast some of those jobs will continue again. when you look within the sectors, you can see basically steady for everybody except the african-american unemployment rate, ali, jumped up to 14%. it's been volatile. but you can see the structural disparities here between some of the different worker groups. quite frankly, the great recession just made that worse, quite frankly. this is over the past year. remember in the spring how worried we were about that weak jobs report indicating very, very difficult in the election season about who was going to reverse this? but look, now you're seeing this -- i would call this businesses carefully hiring, but, you know, they're waiting for something really to unlock the genie out of the bottle and haven't seen it yet. >> christine, let's join this conversation with diane swonk, chief economist at mesereau financial. you and i have talked about this. i've been saying the u.s. is poised for an economic renaissance with this energy boom and things going on in housing and ma
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Jan 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
but it was on expectations but one place was with hurricane sandy rebuilding. construction added 30,000 jobs last month. manufacturing up 25,000. may be replacing cars that were damaged. food services was up 30,000 items think that is related but the government was cutting down. the president's top economist said the resolution of the first part of the fiscal cliff battle should help job creation. >> the actions congress took is a step in that direction. we extended tax cuts that 98 percent of the families. they would see a $2,200 tax increase this week had congress not acted. that should provide some help for the economy. >> but washington needs to reduce spending and deficit and speaker been ears said the oversized and overspent federal government is a drag and has printed page burden to every american with a $50,000 share of its debt and rising. lori: the government dropped workers is that do criticism with largess didn't government? melissa: construction was interesting but we will talk about that later. melissa: the number and the jobs report nobody talks about 22 million unemployed or underemploy
Jan 6, 2013 6:30pm PST
mandatario pone ley para 9700 millones de dólares para reclamos de seguros por daños por sandy . >> no considera partida para las victiumas pero el presidente dice que se votara en enero . >> policías intervienen en pelea en mall , en luisiana todo captado por cámara de celular . >> autoridades evacuan el lado , vocero dice que hay altercados entre jóvenes pero por lo menos 200 pelearton . >> los dueños cerraron las tiendas por precaución . >> mujer y su bebé vivos de milagros , después de accidente , la madre pensó que perdió a su pequeño ,milagro divino para muchos . >> fierros en la escena de accidente quien diría que el bebé sobrevivio a choque asoi . >> el jueves ella de 18 años conducía a donde su madre, su bebé iba a tras . >> [hablando inglés] . >> explica que venia distraida, el choque fue tan violento que el bebe salió al aire de su asiento . >> mujer grito que el bebé salto por la ventana . >> ella salió gateando buscaba a su hijo pero no lo encontró . >> todos piensasn que por milagro el bebé cayó en la nieve suave , la conductora encontró
Jan 6, 2013 11:35pm PST
obama promulgó la ley de ayuda para los damnificados de la súper tormenta sandy el mandatario tomó la decisión poco después de volver a la casa blanca de hawai, la ley deestina fondos para que fema pueda pagar los seguros de inundaciones para muchas viviendas. >>> atención a este dato que lo puede afectar a ustedes de forma directa, empresas de estados unidos planean dar aumentos de hasta un 20% en las primas de estadounidenses, esto a pesar que uno de los mayores objetivos de la ley de salud del presidente barack obama es frenar el aumento de precios de seguros médicos el reporte menciona que algunos estados afectados serían florida, ohioy california. >>> y esta semana sería crucial para las posibilidades de los inmigrantes indocumentados en illinois puedan tener licencias de conducir, la legislatura tiene que discutir el proyecto, según la enmienda, las licencias para 250 mil indocumentados serían de otro color y tendrían que renovarse cada 3 años. >>> el presidente de chile, sebastián piñera y sus ministros de gobierno generaron una dura ley contra el terrorisocialismo,
Jan 9, 2013 5:35am PST
en colorado, los huracanes y tornados como isaac y sandy, así el 2012 y todavía hay quienes debaten si la intensidad del sistema climático son una realidad. >>> vilma tarazona pudo recoger el testimonio de maría sánchez, la mujer que murió y cuya petición de visa humanitaria fue rechazada por las autoridades. >>> qué tal, enrique acevedo, una ciudadana mexicana que llegó a estados unidos muy joven, trabajaó muy duro, ayudó a recoger dinero para luego traer a su familia y aquí le diagnosticaron un cáncer incurable, le llvaron a un hospital, le negaron la atención médica por ser indocumentada, pero después la reciben en otro hospital, pero era demasiado tarde y finalmente muere, pero antes le había suplicado a las autoridades de inmigración que le concedieran una visa humanitaria para que sus padres pudeiran venir a despedirse de ella, porque ella estaba desahuciada y muriendo. >>> y además al petición fue hasta 3 ocasiones . >>> sí, 4 veces, y fue negada. >>> sí, fue negafa. >>> pero hay varias razones ,principalmente porque era indocumentada y segundo porque el
Jan 4, 2013 12:00pm EST
of funding for flues insurance programs to help those affected by hurricane sandy. the house passed the measure today, and if the senate approves it, the bill goes to president obama for his signature. until the senate gavels in, here's a look at vice president joe biden who, yesterday, held a mock swearing in ceremony for a number of senators of the new 113th congress. [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear to support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies foreign and domestic? that you bear true faith and do the same, take the obligation freely without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion, and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office about which you are about so help you god? >> i do. >> congratulations, senator. [inaudible conversations] >> you're gracious to let him go first. [inaudible conversations] >> pull that back a little. [inaudible conversations] >> raise your right hand? pull back so we can see the most important part of the team, okay? a
Jan 7, 2013 3:00pm PST
for victims of superstorm sandy. the house approved a bill friday after house speaker john boehner canceled a vote on a wider $60 billion package, a move that sparked harsh criticism. as the smaller bill against on the house floor, democratic congressmember steny hoyer of maryland and the idea of velazquez of new york announced bronner's decision. >> while it is never too late to do the right thing, it is late that we're doing this thing. and we are doing only the bare minimum. >> it is indefensible that as americans continue to suffer from the impact of sandy, the house majority could not get their act together to bring the entire package to a vote. >> house speaker boehner says he will being the remaining $51 billion in relief to vote on january 15. president obama is expected until the nomination today former republican senator chuck hagel of nebraska as a net secretary defense, replacing leon panetta. a vietnam war veteran and three- term member of the senate, he has faced criticism from right- wing foes over his positions on israel and dealing with iran, as well as from progressive cri
Jan 8, 2013 1:00pm PST
frustrating, i got angry. i was so very passionate, following what happened at sandy hook, as we all were. and my position on what should be done about gun control, i've been advocating for a long time. so this to me was a tipping point. and to hear them continue to espouse this, you cannot touch any guns philosophy, i found very frustrating. with alex jones, i took a different tact. my tact was to try and show that i could be a listener, that i would give him the time to explain, articulate his position, but instead, he didn't want to debate anything or discuss it. but i found it illuminating that during his rant, you got a real sense of what an element of the more extreme gun activists in this country genuinely believe. they believe that their government will perform as a sort of tyranny and overthrow them or try to, and that is why they all need to be heavily armed. and that's what he believes. that's what his followers, to his pretty well-listened to show believe. and i think sometimes, you have to give people just enough rope to tie themselves into a large, pretty unedifying not. and
FOX News
Jan 8, 2013 8:00am PST
is live in new york where one long island town agreed to take on the a major part of the hurricane sandy cleanup. rick? >> reporter: if you're wondering what happened to all those cars damaged by hurricane sandy. we have the answer for you out here on the east end of long island. tens of thousands of vehicles. why they're here and where they're headed coming up next jon: right now, prosecutors resting their case against the 12-year-old california boy charged with killing his neo-nazi father. rick folbaum is following this story from our new york newsroom. rick? >> a couple of interesting things in this case, jon. this is a case that may wrap up very quickly. first of all the defense team has withdrawn its plea of insanity in this case. they originally put in a plea that this young boy, joseph hall, did not know what he was doing at the time that he shot his father in the head about two years ago. they have now withdrawn that and they're saying instead that they have would like the judge in this case to throw it out because in their mind the prosecution has not adequately proved its case.
Jan 4, 2013 7:00am PST
sandy. this is a live picture right now with members of congress from new york and new jersey. they are speaking out. let's listen in. >> in the last 20 years, this as the longest people affected by -- this is the longest people affected by disasters have waited for congress to help with relief. it's not acceptable. i've voted for aid wherever there's been a natural disaster. the northeast deserves the same. new york is a donor state. we give more to the federal government than we take back. now we need help and politics should not be played with the help that we need. we should be -- >> we've been hearing from members of congress. they were curious -- furious when john boehner canceled the vote on tuesday. there will be another vote on january 15th for a larger $51 billion aid package that's already been approved by the senate. still this morning, many lawmakers are expressing out -- outrage that it's taken nine weeks to get any help for the victims. >>> an's motional trip, a well- known member of gunfire will be making a visit to connecticut today. >>> who is sponsoring a ne
Jan 10, 2013 5:00pm PST
president obama spoke at memorial services for the sandy hook victims, they said newtown, you're not alone. and people including the family of noah pozner took him at his word, but now some are saying president obama has not been living up to the words, you are not alone. his mom put out a statement today. it reads, as the mother of a decision-year-old victim of a cold blooded massacre of school children, i'm puzzled and disappointed by the fact that i had no information or opportunity to be heard on the upcoming legislative proposal in washington. i understand you had concerns that your voice, your family's voice was not beingurd by the white house. you just heard from them moments ago. what did they say? >> that's correct. the white house contacted me on my way -- while i was on my way to the show. i had sent an e-mail about eight days ago to an aide of president obama asking questions about whether the families would have an opportunity to speak about the proposal. and an opportunity to be heard. and i never received a response to that e-mail. according to the call i just received, it w
Jan 11, 2013 8:00am PST
hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we've repaid every dollar america lent us. everything, plus a profit of more than $22 billion. for the american people. thank you, america. helping people recover and rebuild -- that's what we do. now let's bring on tomorrow. when you lost the thing you can't believe you lost.. when what you just bought, just broke. or when you have a little trouble a long way from home... as an american express cardmember you can expect some help. but what you might not expect, is you can get all this with a prepaid card. spends like cash. feels like membership. >>> today, employees around the country are cashing in their first paycheck of the new year and they are feeling the pinch. every employee in america started paying the 2% higher payroll taxes of january 1st. how much money are we talking about? you've crunched the numbers on this. a lot of people scratching their head, saying what the fica? give us the breakdown. >> i'm glad you said that and not me on live television. the payroll tax cut did die at the end of
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